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LDF Praises U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Disparate Impact Protections of the Fair Housing Act6/25/15Related Case or Issue:
Supreme Court upholds key piece of Fair Housing Act
Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, talks to Andrea Mitchell about the Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold the 1968 Fair Housing.
Governor Cuomo Executive Order Designating Eric Schneiderman as Special Prosecutor Is A Step in the Right Direction6/25/15
For years, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) has joined the families of victims in calls for accountability in investigations of deaths in police custody. Tuesday’s announcement of a tentative framework designating Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as an interim special prosecutor for such cases is a milestone and a step in the right direction.
Today, the Supreme Court rejected a dangerous challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In King v.
The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) strongly supports the Voting Rights Advancement Act (the Advancement Act), introduced today in the Senate and the House. The bill represents a welcome effort by Members of Congress to restore critical voting rights protections in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision that gutted a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act exactly two years ago in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder.